We're Here To Help!
From First Aid, to ATMs, to wheelchair rentals and so much more.
Serious emergencies, dial 911.
Minor cuts or abrasions, aches and pains, heat suffrage, resting -- this is your stop. Staffed by licensed nurses. Located on the north end of the Welcome Center.
Find privacy and air conditioned seating for moms and babies. Educational information available. Located on the north end of the Welcome Center.
Situated throughout the grounds at these locations: 4-H/FFA Building, Nebraska Building, Welcome Center, Pinnacle Bank Expo Center, Sheep Barn, Five Points Bank Arena, Tom Dinsdale Barn Bar, Marketplace, Heartland Event Center, Thompson Foods Outdoor Arena.
Two new tram lines carry guests to your entertainment zones, powered by electric engines pulling two train cars. Each unit seats up to 72 people and includes ADA access.
The Red Line runs circular throughout the Marketplace, while the Green Line runs from Gate 8 to the Big Red Barn and back. Tram stops vary.
The CASE-IH parking lot trams return, available to take you from your automobile to the Main Gate or from Luebbe Lot to Gate 8.
Five charging stations are situated throughout the grounds. Find them at Pinnacle Bank Expo Center, Five Points Bank Arena, Nebraska Building, Pump & Pantry Party Pit and Tougher Together Tent.
Pick up a scooter or wheelchair at the Main Gate or North Gate. Electric Mobility Scooters ($60/$45), Wheelchairs ($25), Wagons ($17), Single Stroller ($15), Double Stroller ($17).
HomeTown Mobility is now accepting reservations for wheelchairs and electric mobility scooters. Reservations will only be accepted for full-day rentals. Reserve online at www.htmia.com or call HomeTown Mobility at (877)928-5388 from 9a-5p Monday through Friday and on weekends during the Fair. NOTE: Reservations made by phone are subject to a $5 call-in fee. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Cancellation must be made 48 hours in advance to receive a refund, less a $5 cancellation fee per rental unit.
Should mother nature bring us moisture, and you need a tow out, call Kramer's. They also can help to jump a battery, flat tire, and other immediate needs. Call 308.384.1196.
If you park in a place you aren't supposed to, obstruct emergency service access, or violate parking regulations, Nebraska State Fair will tow your vehicle. Towed vehicles will be available for pick-up at the Maintenance Buildings (west of Main Gate) or near Gate 7. Call 308.384.1196.
If you park on private property and find your car towed, contact GIPD.
Stop by the Nebraska Building and you'll find the State Fair Post Office. The Grand Island CVB is there to help you mail postcards featuring a special 150th Birthday Cancellation Stamp. Plus, purchase the new Fair Stamps made by the US Postal Service this summer!
Volunteers -- Here To Help
The State Fair Volunteer Program with over 1,000 volunteers is here to help answer your questions, provide you with Visitors Guides and maps, and send you in the right direction. Ask away!
Look for these stations around the grounds...as you come in a gate or scattered throughout your entertainment zones. Volunteers are manning these "grain bin" info stations daily -- look for the yellow shirt brigade!
In addition, you'll find volunteers helping at the J-Tech Sustainability Pavilion, Five Points Bank Arena, Welcome Center, Cheer & Dance and Marching Band exhibitions.
If you need mobility assistance from Point A to Point B, ask for help as you come into a gate. For those mobility-challenged persons, a courtesy cart can pick up you up and get you as close as possible to the activity you desire.
Riding the Red Line or Green Line? These helpful folks will narrate all sorts of good info about entertainment features, daily events and other useful information. They are available to assist with loading and offloading, too.
Riding along with you on incoming shuttles in Grand Island are volunteers to assist you with loading and offloading. You'll also have help at bus offloading stations at the north entrances.
Helping with pedestrian traffic at livestock crossings and draft horse show entrances, these guys are all about safety! They assist to hold foot traffic back when trucks and trailers are exiting buildings, and help with opening and closing the big west doors at Five Points Bank Arena.
What's better in a hospitality room than a sweet smiling face? These greeters make our VIP experiences that much more enjoyable.
Head over to Agtivity Acres with your Little One and find helpful individuals helping you make your way from farm to table.
An information table is stationed at the Antique Tractor Display. These folks share machinery information.
Banner holders help display the State Fair and sponsor banners while helping with float check-in and line-up logistics.